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Burglary Charges – Arizona Criminal Defense Attorney

Have You Been Charged for Burglary?

You Need an Experienced Criminal Lawyer

The Litwak Law Group works on your behalf to make sure you have the best possible defense to either win your case or make sure you face the least amount of jail time/monetary fine.

What counts as Burglary in Arizona?

Burglary is defined in Arizona Revised Statute 13-1501; Arizona Revised Statute 13-1506,  Burglary in the third degree;   Arizona Revised Statute 13-1507, Burglary in the second degree; and classification 13-1508, Burglary in the first degree.

The definitions are as follows, according to Arizona law:

  • Class 1 Burglary. Remaining unlawfully in a structure (residential or non-residential) or fenced yard with the intent to commit theft or felony while on the property, while knowingly possessing a deadly weapon, dangerous instrument, firearm, or explosives.
  • Class 2 Burglary. Entering or remaining unlawfully in a residential structure with the intent to commit theft or other felonies.
  • Class 3 Burglary. Entering or remaining unlawfully in a non-residential structure or fenced yard or entering into any part of a vehicle through manipulation, with intent to commit theft or felony.

Burglary crimes involving weapons in Arizona can carry more severe punishments. A “structure” is any building, object, vehicle, railroad car, vending machine, or “place with sides and a floor” used for lodging, transportation, storage, business, or recreation. The Litwak Law Group handles all kinds of burglary cases for various “structures”.

Criminal trespass is outlined in Arizona Revised Statutes: 13-1502,Criminal trespass in the third degree; Arizona Revised Statute 13-1503, Criminal trespass in the second degree; and Arizona Revised Statute 13-1504, Criminal trespass in the first degree. Possession of burglary tools; master key; manipulation key; classification is found in Arizona Revised Statute 13-1505.

Burglary Defense Lawyer Serving Phoenix And Throughout Arizona

If you would like to meet with an experienced criminal defense lawyer, please call attorney Jack Litwak, at 845-558-1448 for a consultation. We provide criminal defense representation all over Arizona, including Maricopa County Superior Courts, Mohave County, Pinal County, Pima County, Kingman, Flagstaff, Prescott, Sedona, Prescott Valley, Glendale, Peoria, Tucson, Casa Grande, Florence, Globe, Show Low, Pinetop, Verde Valley, Yuma, Avondale, Litchfield, Tolleson, Phoenix, Paradise Valley, Scottsdale, Tempe, Chandler, Gilbert, Mesa, Apache Junction, Payson, Wickenburg, Gila Bend, Winslow, Cave Creek, Queen Creek, and others.